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What Tinder taught me about finding the right job

Has anyone tried a dating app? It’s okay if you have! In fact, if you haven’t, it’s probably because you’re in a relationship and in that case, hats off to you! According to Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari, it’s such a common thing now that you’re almost obsolete if you don’t partake in the swiping … Continue reading What Tinder taught me about finding the right job

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Feedback: The hardest gift to receive

The year-end review process is the worst, isn't it?! You sit in front of your boss and they tell you the things that make you great and the things that you can work on. But if you're like me, you somehow only hear the latter! If you're lucky, feedback on your performance is given in … Continue reading Feedback: The hardest gift to receive

Four Things I’ve learned From My Intern

As much as we can learn from the people ahead of us in our careers, there's just as much we can learn from the people we lead! Here are 4  things I learned from my intern: 1.) We all start somewhere. My intern reminded me that I was once young and dumb...but not at all aware … Continue reading Four Things I’ve learned From My Intern

Kicka** Playlist

We recently came across and article that list ways to reduce anxiety before a big meeting. One that really stood out to me was creating a playlist to ease your mind. I really enjoy listening to music and believe in the power of music to put you in the right mindset, especially before a big … Continue reading Kicka** Playlist

17 Favorites from 2017

Is it just me or did 2017  fly by? How is it already 2018?! As we start setting goals to crush for 2018, let's fondly remember our favorite moments of 2017! 17. #Women2Drive In September of 2017, the Saudi Arabia government announced that they would end a decades long policy forbidding women from driving. Beginning in the Summer … Continue reading 17 Favorites from 2017

19 Inspirational Words of Wisdom by Women

Happy #WisdomWednesday! To help you get through this Hump Day, we offer you some of our favorite quotes from some of our favorite ladies. "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement" -Helen Keller "You can be the King, but watch the Queen conquer" - Nicki Minaj "I encourage you to take care of yourself. … Continue reading 19 Inspirational Words of Wisdom by Women

When you feel like you’re failing at life…

None of us have ever questioned ourselves right? I mean, that never happens. Ever. Yeah right! We all go through times when we are unsure. We're unsure of our next move, unsure if we made the right decision from the last move, and if you're like me when I'm extra existentially stressed out, you may even … Continue reading When you feel like you’re failing at life…

Raise Your Hand If You Hate Interviews!

Interviews. You either hate them or you love them. You either get sweaty palms or you confidently rise to the occasion.  Whichever side of the spectrum you are on, the fact of the matter is this: Interviews are unavoidable and as soon as you accept that, you’ll be able to learn some tips and tricks … Continue reading Raise Your Hand If You Hate Interviews!

From the Desk of: Chika Chukudebelu

Our mission at Suite & Savvy is to learn from each other! In January we debuted our very first “From the Desk of: “ spotlight series to highlight professional women who are putting career insights into practice and making professional goals practical – Chika Chukudebelu is doing just that! (Instagram:@chikaijeoma and LinkedIn)   Suited & Savvy: Chika, tell me a little bit about what you … Continue reading From the Desk of: Chika Chukudebelu

10 Places To Use Your Well Earned Vacation Days

Some of us at Suited & Savvy just got back from some pretty awesome vacations! Vacations are an opportunity to relax, recharge, and re-energize in addition to exploring new areas. So if vacations are all that and a bag of chips, why don’t we cash in our vacation days? According to a study by the U.S. Travel … Continue reading 10 Places To Use Your Well Earned Vacation Days

From the Desk of: Lauren Suarez

Our mission at Suite & Savvy is to learn from each other! We’ve created the “From the Desk of:” spotlight to highlight professional women who are putting career insights into practice and making professional goals practical. With that said, Ladies, meet Lauren! (IG: @suarezlauren , LinkedIn) I cannot think of a more perfect person for our first From The Desk of: … Continue reading From the Desk of: Lauren Suarez

Even before you get there…

I had been out of school for four years when the Career Services Department from my graduate school contacted me about becoming a mentor to a current student.  At this point, I was knee-deep in decisions about career changes, trying to figure out if I should pack up my apartment to move somewhere warmer, and baffled about … Continue reading Even before you get there…